Sucralfate + Oxetacaine is a combination of two medicines: Sucralfate and Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine. Sucralfate is a medication to treat ulcers. It covers the damaged ulcer tissue in the stomach and protects it from acid or injury to facilitate healing. Oxetacaine / Oxethazaine is a local anesthetic whose numbing effect provides fast relief from pain caused due to ulcers or acidic injury in the stomach.
Q. Can the use of Cral-O Oral Gel cause constipation?
Yes, Cral-O Oral Gel contains Sucralfate, which can cause constipation. To prevent constipation, eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about treating constipation if it persists for a long time.
Q. Why is Cral-O Oral Gel prescribed?
Cral-O Oral Gel is prescribed for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Q. How should I take Cral-O Oral Gel?
Take Cral-O Oral Gel on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
Q. Can I drink water after taking Cral-O Oral Gel?
Avoid drinking anything immediately after taking Cral-O Oral Gel as that can reduce the effectiveness of this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Cral-O Oral Gel when my symptoms are relieved?
No, take Cral-O Oral Gel for the full prescribed length of time even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.